Table 3

Maximum log-likelihood scores and AU test p-values under different models of sequence evolution for three possible basal rodent relationships.

Model of sequence evolution

JTT + Γ4

Rate shift model + Γ4

Codon model + Γ4 (without positive selection)


Topology

Diff -ln L

p-value

Diff -ln L

p-value

Diff -ln L

p-value


Squirrel-related clade at the base

<32,963.68>

0.580

<32,936.35>

0.586

0.9

0.517

Ctenohystrica at the base

0.2

0.563

0.3

0.558

<77,788.57>

0.623

Mouse related clade at the base

3.2

0.031

3.1

0.035

4.0

0.158


Significant p-values are indicated in bold. The log-likelihood value of the best tree is indicated between brackets.

Blanga-Kanfi et al. BMC Evolutionary Biology 2009 9:71   doi:10.1186/1471-2148-9-71

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